Student Employment

Student employees are an integral part of our operations. With flexible hours and almost 80 employees, it is easy for students to arrange work schedules around classes and extracurricular activities.

Working with CP&S puts our student employees at the center of campus life, offering constant interaction with students, faculty & staff and the general public. It’s a fun and exciting work environment! New student employees are given a primary job assignment, but are also expected to function as energetic, committed team members, working together to provide excellent services and activities for the WFU community.

Some of the possible primary assignments are: Event Resource Managers, Information Desk, University Switchboard, Setup Crew, Office Assistants, Benson Ticket Office and our newest area, MRKT, a student team that designs creative marketing materials for Campus Programs & Services, as well as other student organizations and university departments. Please let us know if you’re majoring in Marketing or have particular creative skills!

Questions about our student team? Let our managers tell you more.

  • Copy Center
    Copy CenterIn the Copy Center, student workers participate in the daily operations of an on-campus retail print and copy facility.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    The Copy Center is a printing service for all students, faculty, and administration. We are here to make any long-term projects or last minute advertisements easy to prepare.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    I am honored to be the Copy Center manager. My position allows me to not only help critique and implement the administrative aspects of the job, but also cultivate relationships with my fellow employees. I am able to use my position to set a standard for what a good employee should look like, so that hopefully my peers will model that behavior and make the Copy Center, and Benson, a more appealing place to visit.

  • Event Resource Managers
    Event Resource ManagersEvent Resource Managers assist campus groups with social events in campus facilities.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    The Event Resource Management staff are a passionate group of students who strive to maintain inviting campus venues and support events that become a hub of creativity and expression. Our goal is to channel the student, staff, and faculty imagination and help our community express innovative thoughts and ideas in ways that achieve a positive sense of well-being on campus.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    As the manager for ERM, I have enjoyed sharing and fostering the opportunities for personal and professional development that my employees experience through their interaction with peers and administrators in a collective effort to have a significant positive social impact on campus. Through my work with Campus Programs & Services and the ERM team, I have learned to never underestimate the power of an opportunity, no matter how it may present itself. We all have the ability to shape our lives and touch those of others if we can utilize the time and energy we find ourselves in.

  • Information Desk
    Information DeskThe Info Desk staff greets visitors to the Benson University Center and provides information and assistance to the campus community and general public.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    The Info Desk is a place for visitors, students, staff, faculty, and members of the Wake Forest community, to find information about everything that is going on around campus. Whether you need a key to a room that you reserved, help finding a building on campus, have lost your keys, or you are looking for something to do, the Info Desk can help you out! We have our hands, eyes and ears on all parts of this campus, and we are looking forward to giving you an update about the Demon Deacon community. Most importantly, we love Benson and if you have a question, we have the answer!

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    I love being a manager because I get to lead the best team of employees. The Info Desk staff is enthusiastic, and always working as a team. As the Info Desk manager, I get to impact different areas of campus and interact with different parts of the Wake Forest community on a daily basis. Whether it’s a study spot, a meeting location, a large event or a place to grab food, Benson is a place that welcomes everyone for different reasons. I am certainly proud of be apart of the Benson community.

  • MRKT
    MRKTMRKT is a student marketing team that assists student organizations and campus departments with both digital and print marketing materials and creative campaigns.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    MRKT is a student team that designs creative marketing materials for Campus Programs & Services, as well as other student organizations and university departments. We manage the Benson digital screens and CP&S social media outlets including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    My favorite part about being a manager is getting to work with my awesome team of employees and seeing how much their design projects improve from the first draft to the final product. I also love seeing their graphic design skills improve with each project they complete!

  • Office Assistants - Dean of Students
    Office Assistants - Dean of StudentsCP&S Office Assistants greet visitors and assist staff in the Office of the Dean of Students.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    As Office Assistants at the Office of the Dean of Students, we are in charge of scheduling van services, setting up easels, and creating conduct packets. We are the first face you see when you come into the office, and we interact with many students, faculty and staff on a daily basis. The ability to help others, put a smile on their face and connect with them is incredibly rewarding.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    The best part about managing my team is the relationships we form with each other. We are always ready to help each other out and enjoy working together. We have become a DOS-OA family and I am lucky to have such a wonderful team! It has been important to work together to cover shifts, come up with campus programming and cheer each other up during stressful times.

  • Office Assistants - Student Engagement
    Office Assistants - Student EngagementCP&S Office Assistants greet visitors and assist staff in the Office of Student Engagement.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    In the Office of Student Engagements the OAs have many different hats to wear depending on the time of day and time of year! In the early parts of the fall semester we work with the staff to make sure Family Weekend (and the nervous parents) remains calm. Year round, we put together, manage, and distribute the event binders and serve as a liaison between the staff and any situation/person/meeting that may walk into the office. In addition, we are expected to complete any miscellaneous tasks thrown at us by the staff to keep us on our toes…anything from tackling the infamous printer to helping with advertising/PR for SE events!

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    I love being a student manager because it gives me a completely different perspective on the campus. Not to mention I get to hear and get excited about all of the cool events while they are still in their planning phases. But, I love specifically being a manager because the Student Engagement OA’s are an amazing team that work together so well. Our squad is so amazing with communication that we have yet to see any real problems. GO OAs!!

  • Setup Crew
    Setup CrewThe Setup Crew is responsible for event and meeting setups in Benson University Center, The Barn & Zick’s.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    The Setup Crew artfully balances modern aesthetics with ingenious practicality in breathtaking arrangements of the finest furniture Wake Forest has to offer.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    I greatly enjoy the sense of camaraderie and play that we have in our work station. Our job can be seen as monotonous and physically demanding, but we have a great time doing it!
    I’ve also learned the vital importance of clear and effective communication in management. This allows for groups to operate efficiently and consistently.

  • Ticket Office
    The Ticket Office assists campus groups with sales and giveaways, and arranges airport transportation for students.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    The ticket office primarily arranges travel to and from the Charlotte and Greensboro airports. We contract through Black Tie Transportation to provide safe, reliable transportation for students. We also sell tickets for events on campus and in Winston-Salem, such as Shag on the Mag and the Dixie Classic Fair.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    I love being a manager in Benson because I feel more connected to the campus. I’m far more aware of campus events and programs, and I meet all kinds of interesting people. Plus I love our team!

  • University Switchboard
    The University Switchboard greets callers to campus and offers general information and assistance.

    How would you best describe your team’s role?

    We’re a small group of employees that take over the switchboard in the afternoons after our University Switchboard Operator has left. We answer any calls that come to the university and then transfer them to the department or person they are trying to contact.

    What’s the best thing about being a Student Manager?

    Being a student manager provides me with the opportunity to interact with others in both a professional and personal sense. I act as a liaison between my employees and our supervisors. This gives me the opportunity to gain professional leadership experience while in college, which will come in handy in my future career endeavors.

Need more information?

Contact us:
Campus Programs & Services Administrative Office:
P: 336.758.4869
F: 333.758.4883

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Located Benson University Center Room 139
(Office of the Dean of Students)

bensonreservations@wfu.edu
bensonoa@wfu.edu